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3 Days Semuliki National Park Uganda Tour

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3 Days Semuliki National Park Uganda Tour

700$ per person

The 3 days Uganda tour will take you to Semuliki National Park in Western Uganda with an extension of Congo’s Ituri rainforest. Semuliki national park hosts about 53 mammals and 441 bird species and with a track of true lowland tropical forest in the East African region. The park is surrounded by four different groups namely; The Batwa pygmies, traditionally hunter gathers, Bwamba farmers live along the base of the Rwenzori, Batuku the cattle keepers and the Bakonjo cultivate the mountain slopes. This 3 days Uganda tour will take you to Semuliki national park for the night game drive, chimpanzee experience, visit Batwa pygmy communities and the Sampaya hot springs.

Day 1; Entebbe international airport/Kampala city – Drive to Semuliki – Night game drive

After having your early morning breakfast or on arrival at Entebbe international airport you will be met by our representative who will be your driver guide. Be briefed about your 3 Days Semuliki national park Uganda tour and then start your drive to Semuliki national park with a stop en-route to have lunch  and then continue with your drive to reach the park. On your arrival at the park, check in at your reserved lodge to have refreshments, relax and later, late evening go for a night game drive to search for the nocturnal inhabitants of the park such as the slender mongoose, white tailed mongoose, night-jars, leopards, and spotted hyenas. Return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight

Accommodation options; Bumaga Cottage (Budget), Ntoroko Game Lodge (Mid-range), Semliki Safari Lodge (Luxury)

Meal Plan; Lunch / Dinner

Day 2; Semuliki national park – Morning forest nature walk – Batwa pygmy community tour

After having breakfast, leave your lodge and go for your guided forest nature walk to spot numerous birds, vegetation, many primate species and butterflies. There are three well reputable walking trails in the park and one of them is the Sempaya trail which is over 8 km long where may have a chance to meet several primates such as Chimpanzees, Central African red colobus red-cheeked mangabey, Debrazza monkeys, black and white colombus monkey, Vervets, Olive baboons and many others. Also you many encounter other mammals including; forest elephants, buffaloes and many others. Return to your lodge to relax, have lunch and later visit the Batwa pygmy people for cultural experiences. The Batwa pygmy people are one of the four indigenous tribes that are surrounding the park and traditional hunters with unique exciting life story and cultural performances. Your visit to Batwa pygmy communities will expose you to lots of experiences such as fire making, how to make herbal medicine and how they serve without the use of modern technology. Dinner and an overnight

Accommodation options; Bumaga Cottage (Budget), Ntoroko Game Lodge (Mid-range), Semliki Safari Lodge (Luxury)
Meal Plan; Breakfast /Lunch / Dinner

Day 3; Semuliki national park –Morning game drive – Visit to Sempaya hot spring – Drive back to Entebbe airport or Kampala

After having your early morning breakfast with all your belongings loaded on your vehicle, go for your early morning game drive to search for wildlife in the park. Semuliki National Park is a home base to over 53 mammal species and about 441 recorded birds so, morning game drive will offer you opportunities to spot many of them such as pygmy antelope, the park is a home to the peculiar water chevrotain, known as the “fanged deer”, two flying squirrel species which are endemic to this park not found in any other Ugandan national park and other common mammals such as  caped Buffaloes, The forest elephants, many antelopes and many others including bird species. After your morning game drive, leave the park and drive to the famous Sempaya hot springs which are the most eye-catching attractions of the park. These springs have a natural spring that pumps up the water for over 8 meters and one of the most interesting part about the springs is that their water is at a high temperature to the extent that it can boil eggs and get ready for eating in a few minutes and are the largest hot spring in Uganda. After your amazing experience at the Sempaya hot springs, have lunch and drive back to Entebbe international airport to meet your flight or spend a night in Kampala.  This the end of your 3 Days Semuliki national park Uganda tour.

Meal Plan; Breakfast /Lunch

The package includes;

  • Transport for 3 days in 4×4 WD, pop up roof and air-conditioned safari vehicle (Safari land cruiser/ Safari van)
  • Professional English speaking driver guide for 3 days
  • Return airport transfers
  • Fuel for 3 days
  • Accommodation for 2 nights
  • Full board meal plan (Breakfast /Lunch /Dinner)
  • All en-route meals
  • Bottled mineral water
  • All park entrance fees
  • All government applicable taxes
  • Night game drive
  • Morning forest nature walk
  • Batwa cultural tour
  • Morning game drive
  • A visit to Sempaya hot springs

The package excludes;

  • Entry visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Domestic and international flights
  • Laundry and telephone services
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips
  • Souvenirs and gifts

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